Ann Hardcastle - 19th November 1784 -
Hampsthwaite, Wife of William
To my nephew William Hardcastle of Spruisty
Bridge, and, on his death, to his son William Hardcastle,
chargeable with £100 to his sister Ann Hardcastle, the house
and other buildings with several closes of land in Hampsthwaite, and
now occupied by my husband William.
My real estate in Rowden Lane in Hampsthwaite, now
occupied by James Foster, to my friends William Day,
Esq., and William Bilton, In Trust to sell and :
To pay the legacies given by the Will of my late
husband Stephen Shann.
To John Hardisty of Harrogate, Blacksmith,
£100, and £60 equally amongst his children.
To Peter Hardisty and Richard Hardisty,
sons of my nephew William Hardisty, £50 each.
To William Hardcastle the Younger, of
Spruisty Bridge, and to his sister Ann Hardcastle, £50 each.
The residue of my estate to my nephew William
Hardcastle whom I appoint executor.
Witnesses : William Bannister, John Thorp,
James Collins, Junr.
Codicil - 20th November 1784
Legacy of £50 each to Richard Hardisty and
Peter Hardisty is revoked, and now given to my husband.
To my goddaughter Ann Rhodes £5 chargeable
to my estate at Rowden Lane.
Witnesses : Hannah Wood,
William Wood, Francis Fairbank
Codicil - 5th August 1788
The £100 to my husband given in my previous
Codicil is revoked; now to go to my nephews William Hardcastle and
Witnesses : Francis
Fairbank, John Inman
Inrolled 11th September 1793